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27 results for "Grozinsky-Glasberg".
#2754 Somatostatin Analogs (SSA) in Patients with Symptomatic Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH)
Introduction: DIPNECH is characterized by a proliferation of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells and multifocal neuroendocrine tumorlets and/or tumors. Although usually indolent, DIPNECH can cause chronic cough and dyspnea. There is very limited information on treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
#2817 METNET: A Phase II Trial of Metformin in Patients with Well Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Preclinical studies have suggested that metformin has antitumor effects, likely due to blockage of mTOR pathway through AMPK and decreased insulin levels. A retrospective study showed that metformin combined with everolimus to treat related hyperglycemia offered longer progression-free survival (PFS) in patients (pts) with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Prof Rachel Riechelmann
#2820 Efficacy of Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy for Esthesioneuroblastoma
Introduction: Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) is a rare malignancy with limited therapeutic options when unresectable or metastatic. The overexpression of cell-surface somatostatin receptors in ENB is a potential molecular target making it amenable to peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT). High-level evidence supporting PRRT has been published for unresectable gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours; however, data is limited for PRRT efficacy for ENB.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Olfat Kamel Hasan
#2929 Type III Gastric Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: Is Local Excision Sufficient in Selected Cases?
Introduction: As per ENETS Guidelines, patients with type III gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms (t-III g-NEN), need to undergo partial or total gastrectomy. Data for less-extensive resections are limited.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Mrs Klaire Exarchou
#2955 Development of an EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire for Patients with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours: Phases 1-3
Introduction: Measuring quality of life (QoL) in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (pNET) involves assessing issues from symptoms, disease and treatment. The validated gastrointestinal NETs module (EORTC QLQ-GINET21) is used with EORTC QLQ-C30 but there are concerns it inadequately measures QoL in pNET.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, thymic, others) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Elizabeth Friend
#3023 The Major Role of Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET)-Specialist Nurse in Improving NET Patients Disease-related QoL - Preliminary Data
Introduction: There is increasing evidence regarding the key role of dedicated specialist nurses in the treatment of cancer patients. Nurse coordinators serves as an available, accessible and knowledgeable resource for both patient and patient's family, more than the general registered nurses. They know better how to control symptoms and work as team players with multiple care providers.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: MPH Ilanit Emily Tal
#3065 Intensive Personalized Program for Daily Living with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms as a Chronic Disease: Preliminary Results
Introduction: Introduction: Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are increasingly viewed as chronic diseases as a result of more effective treatments and procedures. As with any life changing events, patient and family transition to a new “normal” requires attitudinal adjustments. The Intensive Personalized Program for Daily Living with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms is a pilot program transitioning patients and their primary familial carer to a new “normal”.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Mike Rosenberg
#21 Peptide Receptor Radioligand Therapy (PRRT) is an Effective Treatment for the Long-Term Stabilization of Malignant Gastrinomas
Introduction: Gastrinomas represent a rare group of neuroendocrine tumors usually located in the duodenum or pancreas. They secrete gastrin, which is responsible for the clinical picture of severe acid-related peptic disease and diarrhea, known as the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES). While symptomatic control may be achieved with proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and somatostatin analogues (SSAs) treatment, little data is known regarding the possible anti-tumor effect of the peptide receptor radioligand therapy (PRRT) in gastrinoma patients.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#30 Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia
Introduction: Normal adult lungs contain scattered pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNEC). Reactive PNEC hyperplasia is commonly observed in persons who live at high altitude, in cigarette smokers, and in numerous lung diseases. Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare entity in which PNEC hyperplasia appears without predisposing conditions. According to the 1999 WHO lung tumor classification, DIPNECH is thought to be primarily a neuroendocrine proliferative process, which can be associated with carcinoid tumors and with a clinical picture of constrictive obliterative bronchiolitis. To date, available data regarding the treatment and the prognosis of this rare condition is limited.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#48 Preliminary report of the use of everolimus in a patient with progressive medullary thyroid carcinoma
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for about 5-10% of all thyroid cancers, and while disease localized to the thyroid can be cured by surgery, there is no effective treatment for disseminated MTC. Constitutive activation of the RET proto-oncogene is implicated in familial and a proportion of sporadic cases, and up-regulates the AKT/PI3-kinase/mTOR signal transduction pathway. Recent studies have shown that the inhibitor of mTOR, everolimus (RAD001, Novartis, Basel), can inhibit the proliferation of the TT cell line and human MTC tumor cells in vitro. Clinically, everolimus has been shown to attenuate the progression of some gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors, but its clinical use in MTC has not yet been evaluated.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maralyn R Druce